Easter Bunny Face Appliqué
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Skill Level: Easy Skill
Size: Bunny Face – about 4” diameter
Materials: Sport Weight Yarn
Small amounts of the following: White (W); Pink (P);Hot Pink (HP)
Additional Materials: Yarn needle; Hot/Craft Glue
15mm Moveable Eyes (2)
Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 9 sts = 2 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches
||half double crochet
JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.
Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with W, ch 3; 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc); join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc)
DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc now and throughout) 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around; join. (36 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.
EARS (Make 2)
Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at top, with P, ch 3; dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc). (2 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc in first dc, dc in turning chain. (3 dc)
Rows 3-7: Ch 2, turn, (dc in next dc) across. (3 dc)
Row 8: Ch 2, turn, dc dec. (2 dc) Finish off P.
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join W with sc (See: “Joining with Sc”) to last st of Row 8, sc in same sp as joining, sc evenly around outer edge of Ear; last sc in same sp as joining; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with HP, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st to first sc. (6 sc) Finish off leaving long end. Tighten starting ch.
Finishing USE PHOTO AS A GUIDE
Whiskers & Nose – Cut four 3” pieces of HP yarn. Place pieces horizontally across center of face. Position Nose over center of whiskers and sew in place, securing whiskers in place.
Mouth – Using double strand of HP and straight stitches, embroider mouth.
Eyes – Position and sew (or glue) 15mm Eyes in place.
Ears – Position and sew Ears in place. Tack Ear edges together about 2” from tip.
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